Labor Day In Toronto: Business-Class Baseball for $100!

If you don’t follow baseball, here’s the news: the Blue Jays are back. Ownership found some extra loonies and, at the trading deadline, splashed cash on two, capital “S” superstars, Troy Tulowitzki and David Price and turned the AL East upside-down by going on a prompt, ten-game winning streak. Still in first place, today, the trade was just…

Flying to Vail for Super Bowl Weekend – Total Cost $11

Redeeming Avios through British Airways’ Executive Club is my favorite way to cop a free flight. Whether it’s Montreal, Toronto, or just random hops down to D.C., it’s fun to create great value on short flights that can be eye-openingly expensive. Therefore, when I realized I wanted to spend Super Bowl Weekend in Vail, but not spend any money…

I flew to Miami for $5 last Saturday. The hotel was free. Here’s how!

I just couldn’t take this winter anymore – I needed a day of sun and warm weather. Last Thursday night, under additional stress from work, I snapped and booked a flight to Miami and a hotel on South Beach for myself and a friend. The total monetary cost was $10, or $2.50 for each of…

Living the SPG and AA Life Part 1 – Toronto

I just finished a kind of epic travel run of four cities and two countries over three consecutive weekends. First, I had an unexpected three day weekend in Toronto reuniting with some of my study-abroad friends from Paris. Then, I spent Easter in the Bay Area and Sacramento with family – always enjoyable, especially with the weather cooperating brilliantly. Last, I spent…

East Coast Avios Redemptions: Cheap and Availabile!

Work has gotten me antsy with the travel bug recently, so I decided to book some American Airlines flights with friends using my British Airway Avios (BA’s name for miles) and I must state that they are now my second favorite airline currency after United miles. British Airways and American are OneWorld alliance partners, so the mileage programs are…